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Research questions

The ITS Edulab research program is above all practical: the program aims to solve real-life traffic related issues. Rijkswaterstaat, the operator of the Dutch main road network, formulates the research questions in cooperation with people from the educational institutes.

The questions are published on this website. Students can then choose a research question for their master thesis. They’ll start a project, that will result in a scientifical report.

Below we have listed all current research questions in alphabetical order.

Weather and traffic

It is known that weather conditions have a large impact on traffic operations. Capacity of the road drops when it rains… Read More

What can be learned from international road pricing?

Road pricing is seen as one of the feasible measures both to reduce congestion as well as to better distribute… Read More